Monday, 19. March 2018

Rather, they prefer to whip up 'nationalist hysteria' against a foreign enemy in which anyone who questions attacks on Russia or challenges higher British spending on armaments will be accused of treachery.

'This was the trap set for Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party leadership and then supported by right-wing Labour MPs', Mr Foster accused.

But the Labour leader had been right to insist that the British government should provide 'clear evidence' for its claims of Russian involvement in the Salisbury attack on a former spy and his daughter.

100 Meath women travelled to UK for abortions in 2016 alone

Workers’ Party representative for Meath, Séamus McDonagh, has said that the decision by Liverpool Hospital Trust to deprioritise Irish patients seeking to terminate pregnancies which the baby cannot survive when born, shows the hypocrisy of the 8th amendment.

McDonagh, who is also a member of local campaign group Meath for Choice, said: “100 Meath women travelled to the UK for abortions in 2016 alone. Their reasons are diverse, but almost certainly included women with wanted pregnancies, but who have been given a diagnosis of a Fatal Foetal Abnormality, meaning their baby will never survive when born.

Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) launches anti-NATO petition campaign demanding shutting down the İncirlik base and the rest of the US military bases, breaking ties with NATO.

soL news portal reported that the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) has started a petition campaign against the NATO, calling people to the anti-imperialist struggle on the ranks of those who can fight imperialism sincerely.

Interview with Viktor Tyulkin from the Russian Communist Workers’ Party (RCWP) on Russian elections and Putin.

In an interview with 1st Secretary ROT Front of the Russian Communist Workers' Party, Central Committee member Viktor Tyulkin answered questions on the Russian elections and called Putin’s power play as a ‘bluff’. The interview was issued on 6 March on the official website of RCWP.

The Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) evaluates the political situation following the murder of journalist Kuciak in Slovakia.

After the destabilisation of the Slovakian political scene and mass protests following the murder of journalist Jana Kuciak and his partner, the Communist Party of Slovakia issued statements analysing the current situtation.

PAME denounces the provocative persecution of union leaders of USB Italy, for their protests following the murder of a worker by employers in 2016.

On 14 September 2016 Abd El Salam, a migrant worker and a member of USB was assassinated during a strike. USB immediately proceeded to mobilizations, while PAME, the World Federation of Trade Unions and trade unions from all over the world expressed their support for the Italian workers' struggle.

dkp logo neuAfter a successfully completed 22nd Congress, the German Communist Party announces its campaign for peace and disarmament against NATO.

The German Communist Party (DKP) successfully completed its 22nd Party Congress on 4th of March, with a newly elected board, including Patrik Köbele as the re-elected President of DKP.

As Germany is aggressively planning to increase its military expenditure to maintain its position within NATO, the DKP will target the armament plans and will focus on an anti-NATO campaign with the aim of collecting 30.000 signatures, under the motto “Disarm, no further arming”, in the upcoming six months, to be finally declared at the UZ (Unsere Zeit- the central newspaper of DKP) Festival in September, in Dortmund. According to surveys, majority of German people are also against the increase of armament. 

National strike was carried out on Wednesday, March 14, by the National Federation of Construction Workers, for the signing of a Sectoral Collective Agreement, with increases in wages and salaries, measures for the protection of the unemployed and the resumption of constructions, with priority popular needs. The strike reached participation and stoppage of work in Construction sites 100%.

Photos from Strike demonstration in Athens:

Students left without toilet facilities, as private management company locks activists into occupied Dining Hall

The Workers’ Party society based in Trinity College Dublin have called for the urgent reversal of the lock-in of student protestors in the College’s Dining Hall.

The lock-in comes over 24 hours after an occupation of the Dining Hall by students began.
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